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Getting Here, Admission & Hours

The Tokyo National Museum Map and Guide can be downloaded.


By Public Transport

  • (JR Line) 10 minutes’ walk from Ueno or Uguisudani Station
  • (Ginza or Hibiya Tokyo Metro Line) 15 minutes' walk from Ueno Station
  • (Chiyoda Tokyo Metro Line) 15 minutes' walk from Nezu Station
  • (Keisei Line) 15 minutes' walk from Keisei Ueno Station

  • Visitor entrance is via the Main gate.

By Car

  • 5 mins from Ueno Exit, off the Shuto Expressway Ueno Route.

For visitors with wheelchairs, please consult our General Affairs section.
Parking facilities are available near Ueno station, as listed below.

There is no parking at the museum.


9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Open until 7:00 p.m. on Frydays and Saturdays.


Regular Exhibitions
Adults 1,000 yen
University Students 500 yen
High/Junior High/Elementary School Students and persons under 18 and over 70 Free
  • * Special exhibitions require a separate ticketing procedure.
  • * Persons with disabilities are admitted free of charge along with one attendant. Please show official ID or other documentation.
  • * Regular admission is free for persons under 18 and over 70. Please show proof of age (driver's license, passport, etc.) when entering.
  • * Free admission to the regular exhibitions on May 18, September 18, and November 3, 2023.

Buy Tickets

From April 1, 2022, our reservation system for the regular exhibitions will be suspended. From this day onwards, visitors can enter the Museum without reservations by purchasing tickets at the ticket booths by the Main Gate. Please note the number of people in each building will be monitored; visitors may be asked to wait when any of the buildings becomes too crowded.

Payments by the following are accepted at ticket counters:

  • Credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, Diners, DISCOVER)
  • e-cash (iD, Suica,WAON)
  • UnionPay
Credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, Diners, DISCOVER),e-cash (iD, Suica, WAON), UnionPay


Kuroda Memorial Hall

Free Entry. Kuroda Memorial Hall is located at the corner westward from the Main Gate of the museum.

Kuroda Memorial Hall Website

Research and Information Center

Entry is free of charge.

Research and Information Center

Research and Information Center Floor Map


Mondays (Excluding holidays. On those days, the Museum will be open on Monday and closed the following day); Year-end holidays: December 25, 2023 – January 1, 2024; December 19, 2023. Subject to change.

Exceptional dates for 2023 is as follows:

  • Open on Monday, May 1, August 14 2023, and Monday, 25 March 2024.
  • Closed on Tuesday, December 19, 2023, for annual facility maintenance.
  • Closed on Monday, December 25, 2023 – Monday, January 1, 2024.

Certain galleries will be closed on the following dates:

  • Hyokeikan will be closed unless special exhibitions and events are held inside.
  • Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room12 will be closed from April 18, 2023 to April 23, 2023.
  • Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room T1 and T2 will be closed until May 28, 2023.
  • The Gallery of Horyuji Treasures  Room4 will be closed from May 23, 2023 to May 28, 2023.
  • Room 8 of the Asian Gallery (Toyokan) will be closed August 22–27, 2023 in preparation for an exhibition.
  • Room 8 of the Asian Gallery (Toyokan) will be closed October 24–29, 2023 in preparation for an exhibition.
  • Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room T3 will be closed from December 12, 2023 to December 24, 2023.
  • From December 5–24, 2023, the 2nd floor of the Japanese Gallery (Honkan) will be closed for maintenance.
  • Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room13 will be closed from December 5, 2023 to December 24, 2023.


About visitor information, exhibitions and events (Hello Dial)

TEL. (050)5541-8600 (Domestic Calls)
+81-(50)-5541-8600 (International Calls)

Other inquiries (Tokyo National Museum)

13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8712, Japan
TEL. (03)3822-1111 (Domestic Calls)
+81-(3)-3822-1111 (International Calls)

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